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Queensland introduces Land Access Ombudsman

Queensland landholders and resource companies now have an independent umpire to help resolve disputes over negotiated agreements.

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30 August 2016
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APGA labels irresponsible Victoria

The Victorian Government today announced a permanent ban on the exploration and development of all onshore unconventional gas in the State, with industry bodies labelling the decision as irresponsible.

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21 July 2016
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Queensland opens up on exploration

The oil and gas industry welcomes the release of Queensland’s first exploration forward plan.

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24 May 2016
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Jemena thinking ahead with NGP

Jemena has revealed its vision of linking Mt Isa with Wallumbilla via a pipeline once the Northern Gas Pipeline (NGP) has been completed.

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28 March 2016
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QLD govt to review GasFields

The Queensland Government will undertake a review of the Queensland GasFields Commission. The GasFields Commission is an independent statutory body established to manage and improve…

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16 March 2016
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Corridors to the future: the role of the Pipeline Corridors Committee

The establishment and maintenance of pipeline corridors in Australia is a critical aspect to the safety and security of the country’s extensive transmission pipeline network.

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16 March 2016
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What you need to know: GasFields review of Queensland LNG pipeline construction

The enormous task of concurrently constructing three major gas export pipelines leading from Queensland’s Surat basin to Curtis Island, Gladstone, required an unprecedented scale of land access negotiations with Queensland landowners.

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16 March 2016
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Pipeline industry has key role on land access for energy highways

GasFields Commission Queensland Chairman John Cotter is urging pipeline contractors to work with the onshore gas industry to improve transparency and provide greater clarity on land access matters when dealing with affected landholders and communities.

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16 March 2016
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Strong start for Definium LWS Alliance

In 2013 Australian surveying company Definium and American surveying company LWS joined forces to become the Definium LWS Alliance, and together are completing large-scale projects for some of the world’s leading resources corporations.

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16 March 2016
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New mapping tool: inertia gyro

Stockton Drilling Services now offers pipeline mapping services using a state-of-the-art inertia gyro.

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16 March 2016
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Definium partners with LW Survey

The team at Definium is pleased to announce a new alliance with the global surveying company LW Survey to help cater for Australia’s surveying demands.

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16 March 2016
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Definium: prepared for all projects

Growing Australia’s oil and gas operations takes a lot of manpower with an abundance of skills, experience and resources. Definium LWS Alliance is significantly positioned and able to provide such needs, ready to ensure the nation’s oil and gas industry prospers.

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16 March 2016
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Aibot X6 multicopter lands in Australia

Position Partners has extended its aerial mapping range with a new rotary-blade unmanned aerial vehicle for Australia – the Aibot X6 by Aibotix.

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16 March 2016
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Compensation: taking out the guesswork

A landmark court case on compensation liability has helped highlight the importance of involving experienced valuers in the land access process, says a leading land access and valuation industry expert.

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16 March 2016
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The importance of managing Australia’s biosecurity

The resources and energy sector provides many benefits for Australia, but the import activities associated with this sector can pose a biosecurity challenge for industry and the Federal Department of Agriculture.

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16 March 2016
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X-Info Connect PriceFinder saves Metgasco’s time

In response to these requirements, Mipela GeoSolutions and Property Data Solutions have created Australia’s first innovative live property data update service, which involves the integration of Mipela’s X-Info Connect stakeholder information management software with the PriceFinder online property search application.

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16 March 2016
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Working HDD in the Otway Ranges

In 2011 Dunstans Construction Group, in conjunction with the Barwon Water Alliance, completed two horizontally directionally drilled crossings in the environmentally fragile Otway Ranges in order to replace multiple sections of the deteriorating Colac Pipeline.

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16 March 2016
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Planning for compliance, environmental maturity and performance

As coal seam gas, oil, and water pipeline companies and projects aim to achieve increased environmental standards and performance, Certified Environmental Practitioners within these industry sectors are making a great effort to achieve this industry intent.

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16 March 2016
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EPBC evolution: what will the changes mean for your next project?

The environmental regulatory regime that pipelines and other major projects operate under in Australia is complex and can be a frustrating and lengthy process. The Federal Government has commissioned a review of the legislation that governs this area and recently outlined its planned changes to the regime.

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16 March 2016
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Community engagement: driving change in environmental impact statements

Early community engagement is becoming an essential activity for companies undertaking Environmental Impact Assessments of prospective project sites, says a leading planning consultant to the industry.

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16 March 2016
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Digging into location classification

In a series of posts on his blog Pipelines Oz, pipeline expert Peter Tuft has written extensively on location classification as a concept that all pipeliners should be aware of in the industry. In this article, Mr Tuft’s series of blog posts on location classification have been collated into a concise summary of the issue.

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16 March 2016
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X-Info Connect manages nationwide information

Mipela GeoSolutions, an information management company, has worked with Epic Energy for a number of years. Here, Mipela explains how it implemented its X-Info Connect Stakeholder Management Solution last year to manage Epic’s landholder information and stakeholder communications.

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16 March 2016
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Sentanil – making project management simple

Project management and control of traceability is simple with Sentanil Systems’ suite of pipeline construction information management systems.

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16 March 2016
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Kick off land access negotiations on the right foot

The Queensland Government has manually developed the Digital Cadastral Data Base for investigating land-related information for the state. Definium Surveyors’ Peter Hickey discusses the importance of improving the accuracy of the digital boundaries for this land access documentation.

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16 March 2016
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The importance of cadastral surveying for boundary work

Surveying service company Definium advises its clients to stay on the front foot with boundary definition to minimise the risk of attracting standby rates from civil contractors and potentially compromising expensive infrastructure.

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16 March 2016
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Vemco environmental management for the pipeline industry

Vemco Group is a well-established company with over 400 employees and 200 contractors, having grown significantly since commencing operations in 1995 as a power utility-contracting company.

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